The IEEE VGTC Technical Awards program recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the community through their research. The VGTC Technical Awards chair for Virtual and Augmented Reality is Arie Kaufman. VGTC members may nominate individuals by contacting him at vgtc-vr-awards@vgtc.org. The VGTC Technical Awards chair for Visualization is Lawrence (Larry) Rosenblum. VGTC members may nominate individuals by contacting him at vgtc-vis-awards@vgtc.org.

 


 

Virtual / Augmented Reality

2017
Career: Grigore Burdea
Technical Achievement: Michael Zyda

2016
Career: Thomas A. Furness III
Technical Achievement: Anthony Steed

2015
Career: Michitaka Hirose
Technical Achievement: Brendan Iribe, Michael Antonov, and Palmer Luckey

2014
Career: Steven K. Feiner
Technical Achievement: Doug Bowman

2013
Career: Henry Fuchs
Technical Achievement: Mark Billinghurst

2012
Career: Lawrence J. Rosenblum
Technical Achievement: Dieter Schmalstieg

2010
Career: Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
Technical Achievement: Ming C. Lin

2009
Career: Jaron Lanier
Technical Achievement: Hirokazu Kato

2008
Career: Bowen Loftin
Technical Achievement: Bernd Fröhlich

2007
Career: Susumu Tachi
Technical Achievement: Carolina Cruz-Neira

2006
Career: Larry F. Hodges
Technical Achievement: Kay Stanney

2005
Career: Mel Slater
Technical Achievement: Mark Bolas

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